Portraits of Power: stories of powerful women

Every day, we meet strong senior women who live in difficult circumstances. But despite their circumstances, these women have chosen to empower others and to…

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Restoring damaged housed and rebuilding businesses

70,000 damaged houses. This is the most visible effect of the explosion in Beirut last summer. Many businesses are also damaged. Sole proprietorships are severely…

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Beirut residents traumatised and financially affected by the explosion

The consequences of the explosion in Beirut are immense. Adults and children carry the traumatic experience with them every day. Many people lost not only…

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Rising prices and an increase in COVID-19 infections are causing a great need for food and hygiene kits in Beirut

Shortage of food is a major emerging problem in Lebanon. In the past year, prices for food have increased considerably due to the bad economic…

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Nadia Murad continues to fight for justice for the Yazidis

Internationally, she became the face of the genocide of the Yazidis by the Islamic State (IS) – of the sexual violence and atrocities committed against…

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The extra mile for a second chance

18-year-old Navoi is a beautiful girl from Tanzania, with an enormous amount of life experience. Dorcas first crossed paths with her some ten years ago….

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Salvation in War

Fleeing Syria’s brutal civil war, over one million people have sought safety in Lebanon – where refugees now represent a quarter of the population. Dorcas…

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”Water changed our village”

In Kenya, slums and remote villages often go without the water they need. With a population of 46 million, 41% still rely on contaminated water…

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Regaining Hope

Thirty years ago, Zoje and Skender were happily married in the town of Dojan in Tropojë, Albania. At that time, the country was in the…

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Wearing your period with pride

Have you ever been away during the heaviest day of your period, without tampons or sanitary towels? I’ve been there – peeking in toilets, searching…

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